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. what everyone is talking about is bob costas' reaction during the sunday night football game. first he started out unobjectible, poignant and he usually is. >> in the aftermath of the unphattible eventsunfathomable events in kansas city. this really puts everything in perspective. if so that perspective has a short shelf life since we'll hear about the perspective we'll regain the next time ugly reality intrudes upon our games. those who need tragedies to recalibrate their sense of proportion with sports would seem to have little hope of truly achieving perspective. >> cenk: i love that. it goes beyond saying he's right, this gives us perspective, and then we forget that lesson. but it applies to the lessons learned from any of these tragedyies. speak of any tragedies the other side said you politicize things. >> ensures more and more domestic disputes will end in the ultimate tragedy and more convenient store confrontations will leave more teenage boys bloodied and dead. handguns do not enhance our safety. they bring out flews and bait us in embracing confrontation rather than avoidin
? fox news and the nra are demanding bob costas's resignation because they say he spoke out too soon about gun control room after the murder-suicide of kansas city chief jovan belcher. according to the nra when is the best time to talk about gun control? never! yeah, you can never satisfy those guys. good morning, everybody. we will bring you up to date on all of the news of the day. today's current news update from lease a ferguson out in los angeles. hi, lease a. good morning. >> hey, bill. good morning. it is a chilly dark foggy morning here in los angeles but i am glad you got some of our nice weather. president obama is speaking to a couple of groups, today, the 2012 tribal nations conference of the department of the interior. first off, he will answer questions from members of the business round table, amid a debate over the fiscal cliff. the group is urging congress to take immediate action to avoid those automatic tax increases and spending cuts come january. president obama is saying that with the way speaker boehner plan stands now, no dea
treaty to protect the rights of the disabled. this is like a christmas carol. there's poor bob dole off his deathbed in a wheelchair -- >> he's been ill yeah. >> stephanie: last week he was reported to be not doing well. >> slapping him on the back. no, we aren't going to vote for it. it is crazy. >> stephanie: a christmas carol. they're so mean. i hope they say hello to the dodo birds. >> they're pushing bob dole over a cliff in his wheelchair. >> stephanie: caroline says one of their excuses that threatened american sovereignty and the endangered home schooling because it would allow american government to impose new laws on disabled home school children. there is no wording that hints that either one of those things could be true. for some of the senators the real reasoning was because they believe the treaty is part of a vast conspiracy. >> vast conspiracy to tell us that the world is round. everybody knows that ain't so. we could fall right off. >> stephanie: bob dole came to show his support for the treaty.
are as fed up as bob costas is with the state of affairs, currently. people want change, and they want to see the president lead when it comes to that change. >> you were on this show a couple of months ago actually when i was out in denver, you had just come out with your ad with this unbelievably 30 second powerful ad begging and pleading at some point in the presidential debates for somebody to discuss gun control. you were in that movie theater shot. you look great your life was altered. has the white house responded called you said anything? >> no, not directly, and, you know, that's tough but we're hopeful, really, that we'll be able to reach out to them in the next term. >> and then am i right that the argument and maybe i can say this more easily, because as somebody who is in politics, you know the calculus people would run. the penalty says i can't lose, those swing voters will cost me pennsylvania ohio, wisconsin. he got reelected had those voters, but now he doesn't need them. there is no next time. what is the possible rationale? why have they not stood up clearly and said we mus
heard it again this morning. he will be here in studio with us along with in studio, bob cusack managing editor of the hill. great newspaper covering everything happening at the hill on the hill and at the white house. president obama spending a lot of time behind closed doors today. we're sure he's going to be heavy in meetings on the fiscal cliff. and on changes in his cabinet. the only two things on his public schedule is that he will get the daily briefing today with the vice president at 9:45 at the white house. and then this evening at 7:40 p.m. at the white house president will be hosting a hanukkah reception. he's been having a lot of christmas parties. the white house tonight is the hanukkah reception. i should know third or fourth night of hanukkah. at any rate, we're into hanukkah here. president obama marking that this evening at the white house. jay carney will hold his regular press briefing at 1:00 today. and i'll be there representing all of you. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." [
how dare bob costas talk about gun control. >> stephanie: oh boy. he is not even in politics. he just said something reasonable. like this domestic situation would not have resolved this way if he didn't have a gun. >> caller: and any situation that they can be on the wrong side of they find it tweet it say it and it drives me insane. >> stephanie: exactly. and bob costas is satan now. >> we'll have some of that coming up in right-wing world. >> stephanie: good tease. nicely done. >> stephanie: thank you. >> stephanie: jay carney. >> what we hope for is specificity from republicans. >> stephanie: and they gone none. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: this is what mitt romney was criticized for, was he was not specific. >> uh-huh. >> stephanie: and the math just does not work. jay carney again. >> making vague promises about achieving revenue through capping deductions or closing loopholes simply doesn't add up to a serious proposal. >> stephanie: yes, exactly. -- their proposal is the one that is unserious. >> flabbergasted about it's unserousness,ness,ness. >> stephanie: it's l
into yesterday after the tragic murder suicide for the kansas city chiefs over the weekend, the -- bob costas on sunday night quoting another sportswriter said you know, wouldn't have happened if there were not a gun involved. yesterday the head of the nra came out ripping -- >> less than 24 hours later. >> bill: ripping into bob costas. here's wayne. >> just disgusted. i mean they tune in to watch a sporting event and meanwhile what they get in regard to this cold-blooded murder that took place is they get a national sportscaster whining about his social agenda that he wants adopted to ban firearms and ban handguns. i mean the american public, it is shameful. they're disgusted by it. >> by the way shout out to the nra for putting a guy named lapierrre in charge of their organization. that's great. >> they know how to do it. >> did he succeed the last guy mr. fancy pants? >> bill: lapierrre says there is an answer here. this wouldn't have happened if only -- right dan do we have -- >> he doesn't say anything -- h
-minute appeal by former senator bob dole himself a disabled veteran, as well as every major veterans group and even the chamber of commerce could not sway senate republicans. but this is what has become of the republican party. a party whose views often dissend to the lowest common denominator and defined by paranoid fears of the u.n. that are devoid of any fact whatsoever. so one could understand harry reid's frustration in trying to negotiate with republicans when he vented, and i quote, it's difficult to engage in rational negotiation when one side holds well-known facts and proven truths in such low esteem. senator reid is spot on or more on what it means for the disabilities community i'm met with the ceo how shocked are you that it could not be ratified by the united states senate. >> when it comes down to it, i was floored. there is no reason in this day and age when a treaty that is focused on a quality for people with disabilities abroad can't pass the u.s. senate. it was really ridiculous and ultimately a sad day for america that we couldn't get it through. this treaty would have
with the most on the line one might argue in this battle uaw president bob king joining us from lansing. welcome back inside "the war room". >> thank you jennifer. good to be with you. >> you were one of the ones who was locked out of the capitol today. has that ever happened to you before? >> no. it hasn't. pretty unbelievable. i don't know it's happened in michigan before. >> if everybody was locked out today and the court ruled the building has to be opened will people be coming back on tuesday for the completion of this act? >> oh, yeah. there will be a big turnout of working people working families on tuesday. >> tell people what this whether mean for the uaw if this passes >> it's more what it means for the citizens of michigan right to work states have lower wages, great he were income disparity t funding for public education. all of these negatives for the citizens of michigan that's what right to work brings to a state. it does not bring economic prosperity. i have heard the governor and some others say, well indians is getting a lot of jobs. that
with a decision that answer where do i believe i can make the best difference. >> hum. >> i feel like bob schieffer asks those questions so say whoever he is asking those questions to say i haven't really thought about that, bob, the business of newark is in front of me. >> yeah, this is somebody who rushed into a neighbor's house that was on fire to save that person's life. he is currently trying to exist on food stamps so he can better relate to people doing that. he is going to get to write his own ticket. i do think it is shrewd of him though to think about bypassing the governor's race with christive that could be an extremely expensive race at a time when he could sort of waltz into the senate. i would behe bypasses on the chris christive match up, and runs for senate. >> yeah and frank laudenberg is going to be 90 years old. he might say i'm going to let cory booker have his chance. current tv unbelieve correspond dent -- >> michael we're going to find the video of frank laudenberg rush going a burning house to save people as well, so don't you worry. >>
on current tv this is "the bill press show." dose of politics from a fresh perspective. >>i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. >>only on current tv. (vo) starting at noon eastern on current tv: >> i am here to make a citizen's arrest. (vo) current tv presents a month long festival of true stories. get real for the holidays. starting at noon eastern. >> radio meets television, "the bill press show," now on current tv. >> bill: 25 minutes after the hour, and we are still here. the world didn't end. damn. now, i've got to do my christmas shopping. i put it off because i thought, what the hell? no need to do it. we are not even going to be around. interesting. i was just looking on line. yes realize this that there were certain spots in the world that were supposed to survive the apocalypse. >> this one little town, bucurak. why that one place was designated as an apocalypse-free zone and it said the population doubled with people who went there to escape the apocalypse. they did, but so did we. >> i heard they shut down the roads going do the town because there
thing about votes, john kerry out there making an impassed plea for disability rights backed up by bob dole. >> this treaty and our participation in it, and this is the most important can improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, because to join it is to keep faith with the men and women who have suffered griefous disability in defense of our nation and we owe them nothing less. please don't let captain brizenski down, senator dole down, the senate and the country down. approve that treat. >> i. >> senator dole gravely ill comes in in a wheelchair. >> it didn't pass, john kerry called it the saddest day he remembers in his 28 year career as a senator. >> bob dole in a wheelchair, zero sympathy. >> it's really a shame. they say it was a challenge to sovereignty, it was a terrible, terrible vote. >> cenk: thank you michael. >> when we come back, we've got 100,000 people marching on the egyptian presidential palace. we've got chemical weapons in syria. in iran, did they have a couple of our drones? we'll talk about that. >> the iranians brought down what they called a scan
'm not running again that we can start getting some cooperation again. hate to do it to you but wrong again, bob. it doesn't look like you're going to get a lot of cooperation. but then the radical wing of the republican party said no the republicans are being too soft and boehner is being too light on the president. his grand bargain proposal the republican counter offer to the extent that it can be interpreted from the hazy details now available is a dud. it's utterly unacceptable. it is bad policy and bad economics. that's the heritage foundation. they're saying it's too liberal boehner's proposal. that's funny. >> to think that the fever will have broken, you have this sort of tea party wing of the party controlling their party. i've said this before, what we need is a republican party. we need leaders that can control their party. >> cenk: yeah, it doesn't look liarlike they're controlling it right now. on the other hand the president has gotten tougher than he was in the first term and he lays down the law again today. >> the thinking is that the republicans will have more leverage because
again bob. then of course, there was harry reid, the leader of the democrats in the senate who said this: >> i'm going to do everything within my legislative powers to prevent privatizing or limiting social security. i simply say it's off the table. >> wrong again bob. apparently it's still on the table. associated press among others reporting that in fact the democratic led by president obama have offered significant social security cuts. how much are they? well it would cost $112 billion to do the cuts proposed. how much is that going to cost you? after 12 years what it will amount to is $1,272 less per year, picked out of your pocket. what are they returning it for? they want smaller tax increases out of the rich. it's taken out of your pocket and put into the pocket of the rich. this is grotesque. how much does it cost you if you're on social security for 30 years? $28,000! this is not a grand bargain. it's a grand larceny. they are coming to rob you. yes, president obama is definitely part of that. in case you are cop fused by all the technical shenanigans they throw it, don't worry
bob hope. the troops love me. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. alright, in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. >> announcer: heard around the >> announcer: this is the "full court press." the "bill press show" live on your radio and on current tv. >> bill: we're talking about the war on working families now. the latest battle front is the state of michigan. by the way didn't mention there in the first segment that the koch brothers, of course, are right in the middle of all of this. the "the obama hate machine" having failed to dislodge obama now failing again to destroy labor unions. they were
. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. [ music ] >> this is the "full-court press," "the bill press show," live on your radio and current tv >> bill: alan saint pierre from norml is going to come on to talk about what happens now incomed and washington state other than a lot of people lighting up. what are the feds going to do? what are the states going to do? we will get to that in the next hour. heading toward here we are, december 7th, rounding out 2012 and, you know, at this time of year, everybody does lists. this is the list season. right? yahoo has started it by looking back the some of the finds yahoo has found what people were searching for obsessed by. the web life editor, heather cabot. >> thank you for having me. >> what are americans into this year? overall, when people came to yahoo as a search engine what were they looking for? >> i think you will be pleas antsly surprised -- pleas antsly surprised. this is the third time we have been putting together these lists, the top search was a n
the americans would blame republicans if the country went over the cliff. bob corker called for a quick deal. he said right now there is no question in my mind that the president has the slight upper hand. >> slight? >> stephanie: uh-huh. more conservatives said it most notably senator from oklahoma seem willing to let tax rates rise. it seems like boner is having his orange hand forced here. >> yeah. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: good morning. i happened to listen to mourning joe this morning sorry. >> stephanie: i'm sorry for you. >> caller: said they these jobs coming back to america are great. they are paying 15 to $17 an hour. and i'm thinking you can't buy a house or send your kids to college on $17. and in michigan people are saying they ought to let the unions go because people just need jobs. >> stephanie: it's what the president was saying yesterday. this should be a race to the top, not a race to the bottom. oh, she is done with me. >> she'll listen to you off line. >> stephanie: i always hang around too long. shut up chris. >> i have no reason to talk. >
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about one state you've done a lot of reporting on, virginia. governor bob mcdonnell and ken ush nelly are calling for -- virginia is a bellwether state. which way do you think they're going to go? >> virginia went for president obama in the presidential election by about three points. polls showed that by a 9% margin despite huge, hundreds and hundreds of thousands of dollars of expenditures on virginia by the nra voters in virginia preferred president obama's approach on guns to mitt romney's by 9 points. so i think there's definitely a popular sentiment in virginia that we need to do something. >> john: josh, i realize americans love guns the way the rest of the world loves soccer but it is encouraging to hear how nra members support closing the gun show loophole and sensible background checks. i thank you for the terrific reporting you've done for think progress. josh israel, political reporter for think progress. >> thanks very much. >> john: coming up, do you remember the scene in the bible where jesus side lo
and maybe next month he'll be right. hi bob, welcome. >> caller: good morning steph and mooks. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: i find it ironic that obama's reelection turned out to be jim demin's waterloo! [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: see what you did there. that was one of those statements that obviously was rooting for the president's failure, but it was -- looking at the actual quote, he said if we are able to stop obama on this it will be a waterloo. we will break him. isn't that what they used to say about slaves. >> i don't think it was on purpose. it's hardball yes. >> stephanie: borderline treasonist sounding. >> yes. >> it could be a dog whistle or a horse whistle in this case. >> stephanie: that's what i mean an animal. exactly, jim. grover norquist saying we need to put a leash on the president. not okay. twenty-nine minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ very, very excited about that and very proud of that. >>beltway politics from inside the loop. >>we tackle the big issues here in our nation's capital, aro
into yesterday's. some republicans are coming around on improving higher tax rates for the wealthy. bob corker said on fox news sunday, obama does have the upper hand on taxes. oklahoma representative tom cole said on cnn's state of a union if brought to a vote they would pass the house. that goes against speaker boehner's tone who seems to believe obama's plan would not be able to pass both chambers of congress. as far as what americans think of the president right now that is pretty evenly split. the new politico battleground poll just out today has his approval rating at 50%. more than billcat bill press" is coming up after our break. join us in the chat room at current.com/billpress. see you there. viewer for capella university. matter. >> i work with adults with developmental disabilities. growing up i had a single mother of four and people in the community were so helpful when they didn't even have much themselves. seeing people and their hardships made me want to make a difference in people's lives to give them hope. receiving a masters degree would open the doors for
the author of "beyond outrage." he is joining us tonight from berkeley, thank you so much bob for joining me today. >> well good evening, jennifer. i'll tell you this is something that only tangentially touches on my normal topics but goes to the heart of the moral understanding and ability of americans to take action. i think we have reached a tipping point here. i think the normal approach we take as a country, because of an at attention deficit disorder that we have in the media is when some horrendous thing like that happens, we talk about gun control and change and then we sort of lose our way. the gun lobbies become more activated, and then when it looks like we are serious, they mount all of their possible cloud. i think this time it is going to be different. there's no way that americans are going to forget 20 six year olds and the way they were gunned down. i think we're going to see a change. >> jennifer: i hope you are right. you were in president clinton's administration. do you think this will be a changing of the political climate to make the passage o
weekdays now at 9 and noon eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] museum [ music ] >> this is the full court press, "the bill press show" live on your radio and on current tv. >> john nichols from "the nation" and kitty kelly, biographer/historian will be here in the studio president obama light schedule today and the vice president received a daily briefing at a car toquarter to 10:00 this morning. at noon, the president will be hosting a conference call with a bi-partisan group of mayors and community leaders to talk about the importance of not going over the fiscal cliff and the importance of having a balance of new revenue and new spending cuts. jay carney with a briefing at 12:30. >> this is "the bill press show." [ music ] >> what do you say in good morning, everybody. fellow americans, it's good to see you today. thank you for joining us, and welcome to the "full-court press" here on current tv. your progressive morning show. the only progressive morning show anywhere on
file. >> thank you. >> stephanie: bob writes this message brought to you by a white fox viewer. i'm smart enough to not listen to your dried up [ censor bleep ]. so have a nice christmas bitch. you are listening to the right orifice, because i don't -- there is nothing going on down there. [ crickets chirping ] >> and dried up old eggs. [ wind blowing ] >> stephanie: and this guy john was our personal favorite. because ahe couldn't get out of the subject line. and spelled the f word incorrectly. [ applause ] >> maybe he was thinking about that town in austria. >> yeah. >> stephanie: i need to do a love letter to cleanse my palate. [♪ romantic music ♪] >> stephanie: this is bucky the christmas believer that someone sent me. ♪ >> he subs for jim when he is gone. >> stephanie: no hitler references. listens to everything i say. you don't do you jim? >> sorry, what? >> stephanie: would you be so kind as to snip off the white label hooked to your christmas beaver's butt. i got it. >> wow! >> stephanie: you bitch! merry christmas bitch! [ laughter ] >> stephanie:
. thinking that he would win and this would put him over the top. oops. wrong again bob. that's not how to worked out. what i love about that, if conservatives were watching "the young turks," they could have saved themselves $86 million. well, it's a good thing they weren't watching. now we turn to big donors and how they influence politics. mitt romney raised 82% of his money from big donors. you may not be surprised by that because romney is a rich donor guy. president obama is a man of the people. most of his money came from small people expect for the except for the fact that they did not. 68% also came from large donors. the last time president obama did an inauguration, he said i'm not going to take corporate cash. this is going to be of the people, for the people, but this time around--ehh, not so much. in defense of that tony pedista said quote i think there has been a new day of engagement since the election between the corporate community and the white house. oh, you don't say yeah welcome and this is a civic event not a political event so it's okay for corporations to suppor
jack burkman the nickname of "bob" because he's so often wrong. we might take you up on that. now, conservatives are unchained about this movie because they think there is racism against everybody. white people, plaque black people? how is there racism against black people? this insane headline today, it was by quentinter ten know. you can on what friggin' basis did he write that? he linked it to an article how the movie used that word. it said the "n" word and didn't write it out like this, but who cares, an opportunity to saying is totally inflammatory on my headline. but is he inapplying that terantino is racist against black people? but he was just implying that it was racist against white people. >> i spent my whole life surrounded by black fingers. why don't they just rise up and kill the whites? [ laughing ] >> who knows what could happen. >> in the world you got to get dirty, so that's what i'm doing. i'm getting dirty. >> what's your name? >> jdjango. the "d" is silent. >> cenk: yeah, if you ask me that looks bad ass. but i'm sure i'll be accused of being racist against a
the fact that there was such a great working relationship with the uaw and have you talked to bob king on your show? >> eliot: no. >> he will tell you that the uaw are obsessed with quality and they would be the ones who are able to identify where the chinks in armor are and they recognize that it's not just the management against labor any more but that it is american companies versus the rest of the world, and they want those jobs in america. they're going to find ways to make those businesses competitive here. >> eliot: i got to tell you in the conversation i've had, i don't think i ever heard anyone say we want you to be a right to work state. they wanted skills, an educated workforce. they wanted the environment to be able to get the people they wanted. those were the issues that mattered. if you look at the date tax i'm not persuaded--i'm persuaded contrary to what the right to work advocates say that it does not increase jobs. >> what they do is increase wages which increases demand and the purchasing power of people who are purchasing products that they will manufacture. it is
hagel is the president's top pick for defense secretary. and that -- that would be replacing bob gates. that would have left senator john kerry out of luck because u.n. ambassador susan rice was in line for the state department post. and then this bombshell... >> good day. we're coming on the air right now to break exclusive word that the united states ambassador to the united nations ambassador susan rice, has transmitted word to the president of the united states that she is withdrawing her own name from any future consideration for nomination to become perhaps the next secretary of state. >> jennifer: wow! and then president obama in response to her letter, released a statement saying... >> jennifer: he is, of course, referring to the relentless attacks from republicans who suggested that she purposely misled the country about the benghazi attack that killed ambassador christopher stevens. joining me now is bill press. he's most of current tv's "full court press." he's author of "the obama hate machine." the lies,
it was starve the beast. i'll look it up during the break. now at 9 and noon eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. great big fat job in mind for >> chatting with you live at current.com/billpress current.com/billpress. this is "the bill press show," live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: hey, if you like fridays, you got one. friday december 14, '33 minutes after the hour coming to you live from our nation's capitol. we are talking about susan rice. either she made the decision -- to the fits cal cliff. she decided to jump off or was shoved off but she has taken her name out of consideration for secretary of state. should president obama have encouraged her to stay and fight the good fight? 866-55-press. back to that in just a second. it's that time of the year when your credit card gets a little thinner because you are using it so much swiping it so much and findtion it hard to pay those bills at the end of the month. if you are looking to earn some extra money each month, something you ought
. governor rick perry governor bob mcdonnell said they supported allowing guns in schools. mcdonnell said his state should consider arming teachers and principals and other school staff. and he's not alone. today republican legislators in florida, south dakota and tennessee said they plan to introduce similar measures in the next session. and we're going to know more on friday because the nra is going to hold a press conference on friday announcing its plans. the organization said it is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again. we'll see what that means. but the nra does not have to set the agenda for us. we do not have to be helpless. we can do something. so as a call to action for congress, on a day when two more small bodies were buried in connecticut, please close the gun show loophole. make the background check a safer process. second, ban any new sales transfers, importation possession of assault weapons. third, ban high-capacity clips of more than 10 bullets.
. >> and there are volunteer ratings on every video game sold. >> stephanie: all right. here is governor bob mcdonald. >> what about the idea of allowing people, adults, teachers to be armed? >> i know there has been a knee-jerk reaction against that. i think there should be a discussion about that. if people were armed not just the police officer but others who are trained, certainly there would be an opportunity to stop aggressors from coming into the school -- >> i have reasonable thought arm six year olds. >> well, you saw that one writer who said we should teach kids to run at gunmen. >> stephanie: right. >> what this comes down to is pure idiotsy. i think it's hysterical to hear people who are supposed to be law and order to think we have to go back to the days of tom stone. >> stephanie: yeah. >> everybody else seems to be a part of this but i grew up in los angeles, and it's a bit different from virginia but there was a police department that had officers at all of the different [ inaudible ] unified schools. if this is something that parents, families and communi
prominent republicans like virginia governor bob mcdonnell and texas governor rick perry among others are proposing it as a solution. we don't know if an armed teacher or principal would have made much of a difference. we also don't know if our culture of violence portrayed in movies and video games should bear part of the blame despite politicians on both sides of thule use aisle using this to deflect the focus from guns to the other potential problem areas. we don't know why when congressman jack kingston says "was this young man addicted to violent video games was there a hollywood influence? i think we can't just stop at guns." nobody just wants to stop at guns but we do want to start with them. there are several things we don't know but what we do know is where we can start to take action. we know that last friday, it was semi-automatic guns, once deemed deadly enough to ban that took the lives of 20 6 and 7-year-old children and seven others. semi-automatic guns killed 12 in aurora in july. it was semi-aut
respected by folks. you know when you think of he and bob dole coming in together about the same time. and to think of the greatest of greatest generations, you would have to put dan inouye right at the top. >> bill: absolutely. he was remembered yesterday fondly by republicans and democrats on the floor of the united states senate. i saw that one hawaiian journalist wrote even more than king kamehameha, dan inouye ruled hawaii. he had more clout. >> extraordinary thing was of course he served with such distinction in that war when his relatives, friends others, were in internment camps in the united states and were not treated as americans. it wasn't -- he was not a bitter man at all about it. he wasn't a bitter man having lost his arm. as you said, he became an adult and became a pretty extraordinary adult. >> bill: a real american patriot. peter fenn here, "friend of bill" this hour. we're going to be joined by congressman john yarmuth from kentucky. made a lot of news yesterday. when he came out long-time
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connell. call al republican senator. right? tom grassley. whatever. there are a lot of people out there, bob corker. i hope stead we keep seeing lindsey graham as if he is the only guy over there. i don't know. i am on a tear this morning. >> he has to have something to do. before the susan rice thing -- >> >> bill: go shopping. >> when i heard lindsey graham talking about susan graham that guy is in the senate? what else could he do? >> good, the war on susan rice. did you make that up? i am loving it. >> bill press is the war on susan rice. >> i will tell you who bill press is this morning, war on john boehner. >> that's who i want to talk to you about. i think it's time for john boehner to get out of the way. just resign. so here is the deal. >> you explain to me. >> you have a bill that will give 98% of the americans a tax cut january 1st. it's already passed the senate. president obama says i will sign it. actually, if you look at t it's not just 98% of americans. it's 100%, up to 250 dollars a year. the only reason that bill not happening is because
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on the disabilities act in front of bob dole. as only you could say it. a congregation of mother [ bleep ] in the senate. at some point even the most devoted mother [ bleep ] would get exhausted from all of the [ bleep ] mothers but not the republicans -- >> you're really going to read the paragraph? >> stephanie: just that much. that's the only way to put it, right? >> because there's no other way you can think about what a cruel and awful decision this was. you know. how -- isn't there a point where there's just not even a rational -- any kind of rational reason to do this? you know. it is funny. i was actually doing some sadly some lindsey graham research this morning -- >> stephanie: oh sorry. >> i know. it is something you have to do. he had this whole statement about -- about why he voted against it. that it was all this crazy you know, u.n.'s going to take over and we're going to give up our sovereignty. >> stephanie: one world government. >> slippery slope for the towns come down. one of the reasons why i vo
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